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WCF Non Administrator Service

A WCF service and client which communiate over a named pipe and therefore don't require elevated/adminitrator permissions to run. Start by running LowPrivledgedHost in one command window and RandomNumberClient in the other. When the client runs it will query the service for a ra

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  • Windows 8 support
    2 Posts | Last post June 28, 2013
    • Hi jader3rd,
      I appreciate this is an old article - have you tried this on Windows 8?
      I cant get named pipes to work in Windows 8 unless I run the server/host program as administrator.
    • I just tried running this on Win 8 and it had no issue running as a non administrator. I checked in TaskManager and it said that the OS Context for the service was Windows Vista (don't know if that's part of the issue or not though).